Stafford/LBI Top Stories

December 15, 2018

STAFFORD - The host Southern Regional wrestling team finished in first place this weekend in the Robin Leff Invitational tournament.  Southern won the team title with 266.50 points. Camden Catholic finished in second place with 229 points.Delsea Regional came in third with 152.50 ...

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TOMS RIVER - The Southern Regional Wrestling team opened their season with a 60-8 victory over Toms River East on Friday night.   This was a prep opener for Southern's Robin Leff Invitational Tournament that the Rams host each year in memory of Robin Leff, former long time ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Rams Boys Hoops team lost their season opener to Toms River South at home on Friday nihgt.  Jalen Folsom led the Indians with 20 points. Southern was led by Johnny Tilton with 11 points, Vinnie Deck and Cole Markley with 10 points each. Box ...

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STAFFORD - Coach Tom Bucci reported in his pre-season assessment that the 2018-19 season will be a rebuilding season for the Southern Regional High School Girls Basketball squad. A rebuilding year has not been heard of in this program perhaps as far back to 1979-80.  Southern lost a tough ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Recreation Department is hosting a Senior Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, January 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bay Avenue Community Center located at 775 East Bay Avenue, Manahawkin Looking to give back or get more involved in our community? Are you looking to get ...

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STAFFORD - Come see 100 handcrafted, one-of-kind, exquisitely detailed nativity sets from around the world, have milk and cookies with Santa, make Christmas crafts and listen to carolers at All Saints Regional Catholic School. The cost is $8 per person, children under 12 are free, and ...

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SURF CITY - There's nothing that gets people more in the holiday spirit than getting crafty and making anything from decorations to presents during the holiday season.  At last night's Holiday After Hours event, members and business owners made their own fused glass ornament while networking at ...

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STAFFORD - Check out this brief video by Samantha Sarin, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Brett DiNovi & Associates, discusses evidenced-based practices to improve sleep. Clink link below.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9BspucggOQ&feature=youtu.be

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EAGLESWOOD - On Monday an Eagleswood Elementary School teacher was arrested and charged with drug offenses that allegedly occurred on school grounds, according to officials at the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.  Michael Palladino, 43, of Barnegat, is accused of snorting morphine at his ...

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STAFFORD –  Stafford PBA Local 297 and Stafford Recreation recently expressed their appreciation to the Wainwright family for their generous donation. The Wainrights donated an entire truckload of toys and new coats to our 2018 Toy Drive. The Wainright's have been extremely generous in past ...

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ATLANTIC CITY - At this year's meeting for the New Jersey Travel and Tourism Association, Lori Pepenella, the Chief Executive Officer of the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, was sworn in to serve as Vice President of  the NJTIA. The annual meeting was held at the Hard Rock Hotel & ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Chamber of Commerce gathered on Monday, Dec. 10 at the Holiday Inn in Manahawkin for their annual Jingle and Mingle Christmas party.  Over fifty businesspersons gathered to celebrate the joy of working together in Stafford Township. The organization honored outgoing ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Girls Basketball program is once again hosting the Score at the Shore Christmas basketball tournament from December 22-29.   The Rams are coached by Tom Bucci with a career record of 85-40. His assistans are Keith Cocuzza and Eric Sharkey.   The Rams return ...

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Thirty-five recreational fishermen recently attended an informational meeting held by Anglers for Offshore Wind Power at the Langosta Restaurant in Asbury Park. Fishermen listened to a summary of wind-farm development plans scheduled for New Jersey, and Rhode Island charter captain Dave Monti ...

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STAFFORD - At the most recent Stafford Township Council Meeting on November 20, the outgoing leadership shared some updates about changes in the future. Old Baptist Church has been undergoing some improvements and the work has been done by the Township Public Works employees as a cost saving ...

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STAFFORD - The nurses at Southern Ocean Medical Center reached a tentative agreement recently with Hackensack Meridian Health.  This is the second victory for the SOMC nurses after avoiding a decertification of the union back in November.   Unionized nurses at Jersey Shore University Medical ...

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STAFFORD - STAFFORD - It is that time of year to see some great basketball played right here in Stafford Township as Southern Regional High School hosts the annual "Score at the Shore" Basketball Tournament.   The Rams begin their season on Friday night hosting Toms River South at 6:30 ...

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WARETOWN - The Greenbriar Oceanaire Community in Waretown held their annual fundraiser at the Greenbriar Country Club recently.  This year fundraiser was held for Project AWARE, a drug prevention program started 19 years ago by DARE Officer John Reilly (Retired) and Municipal Alliance ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford Township Police Department, the Southern Ocean Medical Center, and members of the Southern Ocean County SWAT team conducted a joint, Active Shooter Drill on Wednesday, December 5. The drill took place in the Southern Ocean Medical Center's "Fast Track" area, and was ...

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My hope for every person this December is that all would willingly come to the table and experience fully the power of the Christmas present of presence. The promise of God as far back as the Book of Isaiah was that the virgin would conceive and bring forth a child, and that the holy and ...

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MANASQUAN, NJ — The U.S. Coast Guard, with help from the Manasquan Fire Department, rescued three men and a dog from a sinking commercial fishing vessel in the Manasquan Inlet early this morning. The Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay reported that it received notification at 2 a.m. on December 8 ...

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BRANT BEACH - The Southern Regional Boys Swim Team opened their season on Friday, December 7 with a 92-78 victory over Central Regional. Kristian Werner won the 500 freestyle event for Southennr.  The Rams also won the 200 Freestyle Relay iwht a time of 1:43;27.  INDIVIDUAL RESULTS 200 ...

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BRANT BEACH - Coach Bill Entrikin's Southern Regional Girls Swim Team opened their season on Friday with an impressive 104-66 victory over Central Regional at the St. Francis Aquatic Center. Results 200 Medley Relay: 2:02.97 (S) - Jacquelyn Kilcommons, Mia Amirr, Kaylyn Iusan, Hannah ...

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MANAHAWKIN - Need a gift idea for those "Stocking Stuffers?" Magic Wash Car Wash is selling Wash Books for the holiday season. For details view photo below and visit Manahawkin Magic Wash at 578 Mill Creek Road Manahawkin, NJ 08050.    

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LAKEHURST, NJ - The Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will be conducting demolition and mortar training December 6-10 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Expect to hear loud booms from the ranges and please take note that cloudy conditions can make the booms seem louder or closer than they actually ...

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SHIP BOTTOM - The award-winning LBI Region Report has given a voice to local business, and now gears up for its 7th year with even more access to hear the latest information. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce and WBNJ FM announced that listeners can now access the popular LBI ...

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SURF CITY - Before 2018 winds down, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce invites local business people to be merry and get creative during the month of December. The regional chamber and its members will be hosting two holiday "After Hours" events. The first will take place on ...

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STAFFORD - All are welcome to the Stafford Township Arts Center this weekend when Bellarine Theater Company presents “Plaid Tidings,” a Christmas special from the creators of the 1989 musical “Forever Plaid,” about a fictional quartet performing as ghosts after a fatal bus crash, for one final ...

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STAFFORD - It is hard to believe that it is December in the Christmas season. TAPinto has generated a list of this weekend's entertainment options in the towns we cover.   Arlington, Ship Bottom •    Matt Fisher, Friday 7 p.m.  •    Greg Warren, Sunday 6 p.m. Buckalews, Beach ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional's Emma Wilhelm recently signed her letter of intent to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania to play field hockey.  Emma was one of New Jersey's top players this season.  She is joined by her parents, staff members Coach Tabbachino, Coach Jenna Lombardo and Sue ...

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